16 key allocations in the 2018 budget presented by President Buhari

16 key allocations in the 2018 budget presented by President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2018 appropriation bill before a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja on Tuesday, November 7.

Following the budget presentation, the president took to social media to address some pressing issues.

NAIJ.com gathered the tweets from his official handle about the state of the country and the achievements of his government.

What are the key allocations for the 2018 budget? Below is a list:

Key allocations in the 2018 budget presented
Source: Twitter, BudgITng

Key allocations in the 2018 budget presented Source: Twitter, BudgITng

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1. Power, works and housing - N555.88bn

2. Defence - N145bn

3. Transportation - N263.1bn

4. Special intervention programmes - N150bn

5. Agricultural and rural development - N118.98bn

6. Universal Basic Education Commission - N109.6bn

7. Zonal intervention projects - N100bn

8. Health - N71.11bn

9. Interior - N63.26bn

10. Niger Delta ministry - N53.89bn

11. Industry, trade and investment - N82.92bn

12. Education - N61.73bn

13. North east intervention fund - N45bn

14. Federal Capital Territory - N40.3bn

15. Water resources - N95.11bn

16. Niger Delta development commission - N71.2bn

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NAIJ.com earlier reported that the presidency on Saturday, November 4, released a full list of all the appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari since he assumed office on May 29, 2015.

Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president on Media and Publicity released the list. The presidency released the list in reaction to a newspaper publication in which northerners are alleged to have dominated President Buhari's appointments.

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